Benefits Administrator Job Description Sample
Acumed is a global leader of innovative orthopaedic and medical solutions developed to improve patient care. With over three decades of experience in the orthopaedic industry, our mission is to aid the afflicted through the ingenuity of our minds, the labor of our hands and the compassion of our hearts. The company is headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon with a global sales and distribution network supported by offices worldwide.
The Benefits Administrator (BA) coordinates and administers programs, plans and activities related to health and welfare benefits, statutory state and federal leaves, worker's compensation, employee rewards and recognition and other company-sponsored perquisites. The BA acts as liaison to employees, fielding questions and addressing employee issues related to benefits and builds and maintains relationships with insurance broker, carriers and benefit vendors. S/he compiles, analyzes and reports on benefit data for purposes of ensuring 100% compliance with state and federal regulations and in support of Company's business objectives. Performs work that requires knowledge and application of fundamental employee benefits concepts.
Administers benefit and perquisite programs including health insurance, life insurance, disability, flexible spending, EAP, FMLA/OFLA, 401(k), Scholarship Program, TriMet passes, Costco and gym membership subsidies, etc.
Responds to requests for leave; educates employees on their eligibility under federal and state leave laws, ensures proper forms and documents are collected from employees and correct and timely notices are provided. Tracks time away from work due to qualifying absences.
Develops and administers rewards and recognition programs including Minds, Hands, Hearts and Patent Recognition.
Compiles and tracks Human Resources data as requested.
Communicates with supervisors to ensure accurate leave tracking; provides regular reports and updates to leadership regarding employee leave status and duration, escalating concerns when they arise.
Once reconciled, reviews monthly statements to ensure billing accuracy.
Holds benefit meetings with new employees, explains benefit options, updates and maintains presentation materials.
Partners with Payroll/Accounting to ensure correct benefit deductions, arrears payments, and reimbursements are properly processed and paid.
Assists employees with benefit questions, claims issues, and change requests; works with benefit providers and broker to resolve issues.
Administers termination process including COBRA enrollments and exit interviews.
Administers open enrollment process, enrolls employees and verifies accuracy of enrollment documents.
Builds and maintains business relationships with benefit providers.
Establishes and maintains benefits files for all employees.
Assists in crafting benefits strategy and participates in benefits renewal process by providing analysis and recommendations. Plans, recommends, and implements approved changes in benefit plans.
Issues annual benefit statements, periodic required notices and letters, and ACA reporting including accurate preparation of 1095Cs.
Ensures compliance with guidelines and regulations that apply to benefit plans.
Keeps abreast of changes to benefits related regulations as they occur and applies them as necessary.
Coordinates credentialing program for those who are required to be credentialed for hospital access.
Tracks worker's compensation claims for reporting purposes and acts as a liaison with the insurance carrier as needed; assists employees who utilize our worker's compensation coverage.
Executes accurate and timely inputting of employee records to Acumed's HRIS (HR Information System).
Bachelor's degree in business, human resources or other related program; PHR and/or benefits certification a plus
3 to 5 years of professional experience administering employee benefits and statutory leave programs
Experience in analysis of benefit design to remain market competitive to recruit and retain employees while balancing costs.
Intermediate working knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Strong customer service focus, responsive to requests exhibiting a sense of urgency when required
Thorough knowledge of FMLA, OFLA, ADA/ADAAA, OSHA
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality when dealing with sensitive documents, issues, and situations
Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
Acumed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
As an equal opportunity employer, Acumed is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying to Acumed and need special assistance or accommodation, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world's most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.
All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
CORPORATE-190228-8633: Benefits Administrator
RestonOpen Date2/28/2019 JOB DESCRIPTION
SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Benefits Administrator for its Reston, VA office. The Benefits Administrator will report to the Human Resources Benefits Manager and be responsible for administering SOSi's comprehensive benefit programs. This person will oversee administration of medical, dental, vision, term life/AD&D, flexible spending, 401(k), employee assistance and other benefit programs for employees based in the U.S. and abroad
Essential Job Duties:
Provides overview of benefit plans during employee onboarding process
Serves as primary point-of-contact for employee benefit-related questions and concerns; assists in resolution of claims
Oversees the annual open enrollment process, including system set-up and testing
Drafts employee communications regarding benefits and company health and wellness initiatives
Reviews benefit plan documents for accuracy
Maintains relationships with benefit vendors
Monitors all vendor systems to ensure are updated with employee enrollment and termination data
Audits monthly vendor bills and resolves discrepancies
Complies with all regulatory compliance and reporting requirements (Non-discrimination testing, Form 5500 filings, Safe Harbor and Medicare Part D notices, etc.)
Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree preferred
Three (3) or more years of experience in benefits administration, preferably at a government contracting firm with a global workforce
Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and oral communication skills
Ability to work as an individual contributor and as part of a team
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Experience working with online benefit enrollment systems, payroll systems, and human resources information systems (ADP preferred)
Excellent writing skills with the ability to develop content and edit copy
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
Ability to manage confidential information
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite applications
Working conditions are normal for an office environment
Occasional requirement to lift/and or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs.
Occasional requirement to travel
It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!
Under limited supervision, performs complex clerical duties following established procedures in the area of employee benefits. Responsible for directing and planning the day-to-day operations of group benefit programs. Provides excellent service to internal and external customers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Conducts new hire orientation for exempt and non-exempt employees.
Conducts tours of facilities for all new hires and others as requested.
Sends out a welcome email announcing new hires in Lansing.
Administers various employee benefits programs, such as group life insurance, medical and dental, vision insurances.
Initiates employee benefits by submitting enrollment of eligible employees to all benefit carriers.
Maintains up-to-date benefit programs by processing all employee related changes and terminations timely and accurately including all tasks relative to COBRA compliance.
Verifies the calculation of the monthly premium statements for all group insurance policies by comparing to changes made in system during the month. Resolves administrative problems with the carrier representatives. Prepares invoices for review and payment.
Assists employees in filing health, dental, life, and all other related benefit claims.
Ensures collection of any deductions not paid by employees on leave.
Process and track internal employee prescription reimbursements.
Implements new benefit programs; assists and/or arranges and conducts employee information presentations and enrollments.
Maintains NeogenWear program, processes new orders and reviews and prepares billings for payment
Conducts annual audit on all benefit programs following open enrollment.
Prepares reports as requested by Corporate Human Resources Director, Payroll and Benefits Manager, or other members of Senior Management.
Assists Human Resources Department with daily tasks as requested.
Manages other projects and special events as assigned by Corporate Human Resources Director or CFO
Administers the NEOG and Tuition Reimbursement programs.
Conducts Annual Open Enrollment Meetings.
Run errands as deemed necessary by the Corporate Human Resources Director or CFO.
Must be able to conform to a high standard of confidentiality.
Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Interpersonal Skills – Must maintain the highest level of confidentiality; Works well with others.
- Edits work for spelling and grammar; Able to read and interpret written information.
- Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.
- Uses time efficiently.
- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
- Completes work in timely manner.
- Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
Initiative – Asks for and offers help when needed.
- Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of all Microsoft Office Products.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to odors. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to quiet.
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From inside the farm gate to our dinner plates, Neogen protects the world's food supply. Through a variety of animal healthcare products, to food safety solutions for dangerous bacteria, allergens, toxins, drug residues and much more, Neogen is there — and you can be too.
SUMMARY: The Benefits Administrator is responsible for moderate administrative, communication, and accounting functions associates with Arvest Corporate Group Benefits Programs. The Benefits Administrator will administer the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) program, along with coordinating with vendors on outsourced benefit plans. The incumbent will provide support on internal administration of plans.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Coordinate with vendors for outsourced benefit plans and internal administration and operations including but not limited to plan changes, data file transfers, and moderate claims issues.
Provide assistance in the maintenance of data in the Human Resources Information System and generate regularly scheduled and ad hoc reports.
Research and answer moderate associate inquiries via phone, email and online relative to benefit plans, eligibility, plan participation, plan cost and provide assistance on system utilization and benefit education tools and resources.
Audit associate enrollments (new hire and open enrollment), separations and life event changes in benefit plan participation; research any discrepancies to service partners; and confirm any changes to employee.
Administer the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) program to ensure accuracy of records and report and to resolve problems and issues.
Administer the annual compliance notices to ensure accurate distribution based on regulatory notices from Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Affordable Care Act (ACA), as applicable.
Process service partner invoices and track administrative and insurance expenses.
Assist in special projects, recurring and non-recurring, such as plan design changes, acquisitions, vendor implementations, process improvements, etc.
Understand and comply with bank policy, laws, regulations, and the bank's BSA/AML Program, as applicable to your job duties. This includes but is not limited to; complete compliance training and adhere to internal procedures and controls; report any known violations of compliance policy, laws, or regulations and report any suspicious customer and/or account activity.
Support and uphold the Arvest Mission Statement.
Uphold the Arvest Code of Ethics and ensure that confidential information is safeguarded.
Maintain a high level of cooperation and rapport with all associates in order to ensure accurate and efficient operations and service.
Formulate and communicate new ideas and suggestions that will improve profitability and efficiency for the company?s overall operation.
Promote professionalism at all times.
The Benefits Administrator administers and interprets the company's employee benefit program. The Benefit Administrator is responsible for plan design, communication, administration, and legal compliance for the company.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Clearly explain the features of company benefit policies, plans, and enrollment procedures to employees.
Communicate, verbally and in writing, all aspects of the benefits program and respond to basic questions from employees concerning plan content, including handling and researching escalated benefits issues.
Responsible for answering questions, or resolving issues, concerning the benefits plans or claims.
Assist with organizing, explaining, and distributing annual, or merger related, open enrollment materials and the enrolling process.
Send eligibility notices to employees or vendors, and processes changes in benefit status (adding/dropping dependents, etc.).
Process benefit terminations, status changes, and new hire benefits in HRIS system.
Process and reconcile monthly benefit plan deductions and billings, COBRA participation, and other related vendor invoices.
Assist with auditing enrollment information, and with vendor eligibility or funding files.
Act as liaison to the health, welfare, and 401(k) third party administrators.
High School Degree or equivalent work experience required.
1 to 2 years of benefit experience required
Solid knowledge of the company's benefit program plan features, a general knowledge of E.R.I.S.A., and the legal requirements concerning benefit plans and administration.
Solid knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services, including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
General knowledge of employment law and the principles and general procedures governing human resources.
General knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Proven ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths, weaknesses, and costs of alternative solutions, conclusions, approaches, or corrective actions to problems.
Demonstrated ability to enter, edit, and use report writing data in personnel software or database.
Are you a Human Resources professional looking for a new challenge? Mid Coast – Parkview Health is seeking a self-motivated and experienced Benefits Administrator to join our Human Resources team, support our employees, and become a part of a dynamic healthcare organization.
The Benefits Administration is responsible for the management and operation of the organization's benefits program. This position combines strong recognition of the business needs of the organization and technical expertise in the benefits area. It also assists with the analysis and administration of the organizations compensation program; ensuring that programs are innovative, compliant and support Mid Coast-Parkview Health's compensation philosophy and objectives.
Mid Coast – Parkview Health is committed to offering competitive benefits that focus on the health and well-being of you and your family- now and well into the future. We offer eligible employees, health, dental, and vision coverage with low premium costs and coverage options. Benefits are available the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits offered are: 401k retirement, employer paid life insurance, Earned Time, Tuition Reimbursement, Certification Reimbursement, Employee Wellness Rewards, Employee Fitness, as well as other voluntary employee benefits.
Assure regulatory compliance for all benefits plans
Work with benefit vendors in the administration and renewal of benefit plans
Perform eligibility audits for 401(k) and HCRA/DCRA plans
Work with Fiscal Services to provide information needed for annual 5500 filing
Design efficient tracking processing for eligibility and monitoring
Work closely with Human Resources Representatives that provide customer service and administrative support for benefit plans
Manage required disclosures and reporting of SARs, SPDs, and other required notifications for regulatory compliance
Oversee ACA compliance, tracking and required reporting
Provide analysis of compensation data and assist in the administration of compensation program
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources of related field, preferred
Professional certification in Human Resources and/or compensation and benefits strongly preferred
Experience working with compensation programs, preferred
Thorough understanding of benefit plans (including retirement plans) and previous experience administering/providing oversight of plans. Previous experience working with self-insured plans.
The Benefits Administrator will assist with multiples aspects of the day-to-day internal and external administration of multi-state U.S. & Canada based employee benefits. Plans consist of Healthcare, Life AD&D, Disability, 401(k) and various ancillary and voluntary products. This position will also assist in the administration of Wellness programs and Leave of Absence programs (FMLA) and benefits (STD, LTD).
Interact internally with HR Representatives, functional leaders and staff to respond to employee questions, resolve problems and effectively communicate an understanding of the organization's benefit and policies
Liaise with external benefit vendors and consultants on plan administration, benefits and service issues
Work closely with Human Resources, Finance and Payroll teams to share and confirm benefit enrollment and payroll deduction information as appropriate
Assist with all administrative aspects of annual open enrollment including, but not limited to communications, web and onsite meeting coordination and onsite meeting presentations
Assist with day-to-day employee communications and web-based administrative tools
Process web-based employee transactions including new hire enrollment and employee qualifying life event changes
Follow policies and procedures and assist with developing and administering process improvements to ensure effective departmental efficiency and compliance with federal, state and local laws related to health and welfare benefits and Leave of Absence
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field
3-5 years of experience with benefits administration (Cigna & 401k – Fidelity)
Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
ADP WorkForceNow experience preferred
Knowledge of Self-Funded plans
Benefits related Invoice reconciliation
Form 5500 audit and filing
Leave / FMLA Experience / STD & LTD Claims
New Hire / Open Enrollment
Deduction code set up for Payroll processing
Knowledge of Canadian benefits a plus, but not required
Posted Date6 days ago(3/13/2019 9:19 AM)
Job ID2019-1992# of Openings1CategoryHuman Resources
Boston Private is a leading provider of fully integrated wealth management, trust and private banking services. For more than 25 years, Boston Private has taken a highly personalized approach to serving the complex financial needs of individuals, families, business owners, private partnerships, nonprofits and community partners. Boston Private is also an active provider of financing for affordable housing, first-time homebuyers, economic development, social services, community revitalization and small businesses.
Headquartered in Boston, Boston Private has offices across the U.S. including Boston, San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles and South Florida. Private banking and trust services are provided through Boston Private Bank & Trust Company. Wealth management services are provided through Boston Private Wealth LLC, an SEC registered investment adviser and a wholly owned subsidiary of Boston Private Bank & Trust Company.
The Benefit Administrator is an essential part of the Human Resource (HR) team that interacts with all levels of employees and all HR staff. The Benefit Administrator acts as a day-to-day point of contact for employees and is responsible for HR recordkeeping which includes maintaining accuracy of personnel records and handling reporting on a timely basis. The Benefits Administrator maintains the confidentiality of sensitive information and ensures compliance with state and federal record-keeping laws.
Responsible for Leave of Absence management for staff across all regions.
Day-to-day support for employees for benefit related questions and/or issues
Administers the American Express corporate card program
Primary HR resource for employees during the onboarding/orientation process
Responsible for all HRIS data entry (new hires, terminations, status updates, job changes, salary changes, etc.)
Preparing payroll summary exceptions for third party payroll processor
COBRA administration with third party vendor; communicating new hires, terminations and reconciling monthly COBRA invoices
Tracking all new hire commitments and communicating to payroll vendor as needed
Participate in annual meetings with our Benefit broker and/or providers
Provide support to the Benefits Analyst and assist employees during open enrollment
Support HR project initiatives as needed
May assist with the development, implementation, and administration of HR and related policies and procedures
Other duties as required in order to support the needs of the business
Bachelor's degree or relevant experience
Experience in Leave Administration
Proven customer service skills
5+ years of professional experience in an HR setting
Strong Microsoft skills with a primary focus on Excel skills
3+ years with an enterprise HRIS system (Ultipro preferred)
Excellent attention to detail
Strong verbal and written skills
Boston Private is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Who we are
The Spaceship Company (TSC) is Virgin Galactic's wholly owned space-system manufacturing organization. Headquartered at Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California, it is building and testing a fleet of WhiteKnightTwo carrier aircraft and SpaceShipTwo reusable spaceships that, together, form Virgin Galactic's human spaceflight system. Like many Virgin companies across the world, its team of over 350 talented and dedicated engineers, technicians and professionals are drawn together by a willingness to disrupt and challenge the status quo and deliver innovative aerospace solutions to our customers' needs. TSC's extensive capabilities encompass preliminary vehicle design and analysis, manufacturing, ground testing, flight testing and post-delivery support.
Our ValuesTSC and the greater Virgin Organization have a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to "check your ego at the door", be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility. You will work well under pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.
Who You AreWe are looking for a Benefits Administrator to manage all employee benefit programs. As the Benefits Administrator you will be responsible for directing and planning the day-to-day operations of our benefits programs. Including; health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, worker's compensation, life insurance, flexible spending, 401(k) and retirement plans. You will provide excellent customer service to enhance employee satisfaction, having a natural tone of compassion and heartfelt service towards all interactions and communications.
You will investigate new benefits programs in alignment with company standards and values. You will be asked to think outside of the box to improve existing programs, monitor current benefits administration, as well as design employee benefit plans and provide analytical and technical support in the delivery of our benefit programs.
Your work will be of the utmost importance since the correct processing and distribution of benefits is vital for employee retention and satisfaction. Confidentiality and efficiency are very important qualities in this role, as well as a deep knowledge of CA regulations and benefit options.
As a key role in the Human Resources Team, you will play an important role in administering benefits to increase employee satisfaction.
Implement multiple components of benefits programs
Manage the negotiation and renewal of benefits plans
Analyze benefits cost data to identify cost savings, trends, and best practices
Handle the collection, transfer, and security of benefits data
Coordinate STD/FMLA leaves of absence and other LOA's as well as process claims and/or requests (medical operations, worker's compensation etc.)
Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal employee healthcare guidelines
Carry out administrative procedures required to maintain benefits
Determine long and short-term goals
Survey industry trends. Complete benefits surveys and review information obtained from the results
Evaluate the effectiveness of internally controlled processes
Create communications regarding open enrollment, changes in benefits, and other updates
Update benefits for employees and participants in the HRIS system
Perform periodic audits and keep updated employee records with all relevant information
Partner with payroll regarding appropriate deductions and various issues
Handle enrollments, COBRA, terminations, changes, beneficiaries, disability, accident and death claims, rollovers, distributions, loans, hardships and compliance testing
Answers policy and procedure questions. Investigate and resolve complex problems regarding benefits related questions
Serves as the primary responder to HR mailbox and benefit calls
What you bring
Education and Experience: Preferably have a BS/BA with 5+ years of proven Benefits Administration experience. Experience in a start-up organization or a highly unique cultural environment. Experience with Ultipro Human Resource Management is a plus.
Proficient in using HRMS systems, experience with Ultipro Human Resource Management is a plus
Understanding of data recording and analysis
Excellent organizational skills
Outstanding communication, interpersonal and negotiation abilities
5 years of benefits experience in a company size of 300-500 employees
Experience with managing multiple plans that include retirement, health, medical, dental, vision, life, etc.
Experience serving as the point of contact for all new hire enrollment plans and communications
Ability to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment
Experience in handling all benefits related inquiries and concerns and delivering heartfelt service
Understands the importance of confidentiality
Excellent analytical and math skills
Great attention to detail
Ability to effectively use MS Office applications, including intermediate Excel and Outlook skills
Ability to independently analyze and solve problems
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels in the organization
- Bachelor's in Human Resources Management, Behavioral Sciences, Business Administration or other related field preferred
- PHR/SPHR/SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP or other relevant certification is a plus
ITAR RequirementsTo conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain te required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
The Spaceship Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Spaceship Company is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
Benefits AdministratorHuman Resources
Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co. is a world leader in the manufacture of fire sprinklers and related system valves as well as a major distributor of a full line of fire sprinkler system components and fabricated piping solutions to the fire sprinkler industry since 1920. Today, Reliable is in its fourth generation of Fee Family leadership and has many employees who have served more than 25 years, enhancing its family atmosphere and its ability to offer significant stable, long-term career opportunities.
Are you interested in being part of team who plays a crucial role of the fire protection industry's goal of saving lives and reducing property damage? We have an opportunity for you!
The Benefits Administrator administers various components of the group benefits plan in a cost effective and customer driven manner.
Duties and Responsibilities
Maintain professional relationships with group benefit providers, survey providers, peers, and other sources of information to remain knowledgeable on best practices and market trends
Maintain benefit communications and training programs to ensure the workforce has an effective understanding and appreciation of the value of the benefits plan
Ensure the Company complies with all federal and state statutes relative to the group benefits plans
Administer the Group Medical, Dental, Life/AD&D, Short, Intermediate and Long Term Disability, EMRP, Executive LTD, Employee Assistance Plan, COBRA, Credit Unions, 401K, Sick Pay Policy, and Flexible Spending Account Plans
Participate in orientation, group and individual enrollment meetings and other appropriate forums to communicate, educate, enroll, and resolve employee benefit problems
Process all enrollments, benefit changes, terminations, and ensuring the accuracy of the HRIS and vendor databases
Audit all medical and dental invoices
Coordinate the timely payment of all benefit invoices with Accounts Payable
Act as the liaison between the Company and the Federal Credit Unions (SC Telco and US Alliance)
Review and revise the Summary Plan Description for the benefits plan as needed
Maintain inventory of all benefit booklets and forms
Prepare mass mailings for any benefit changes
Prepare 5500's for the Group Insurance Plan and coordinate the preparation of the Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Plans
Audit and submit medical stop loss reimbursement requests
Ensure the Defined Contribution Plan is in compliance with all regulations and provides any testing information requested for the Defined Benefit Plan
Responsible for maintaining Benefit Management functionality within the HCM
Work closely with IT regarding Web Services within the HCM to create and update forms, reports, workflows, processes, etc.
Coordinate annual 401(k) audits with company auditors and provides information as requested
Delegate and direct the Benefits Assistant with administrative tasks involving benefit enrollment, auditing, invoicing, and other clerical tasks
Enroll eligible employees and maintain beneficiary forms for company's Travel Insurance
Prepare monthly self-billing for Life, AD&D, and LTD coverages
Act as Notary Public for the Human Resources Department
Act as First Responder for the Company
Responsible for maintaining the DBL spreadsheet for review with the HR Manager and VP of Human Resources
Responsible for Reliable Benefit Cost spreadsheet
Administer the EAP Program for the Company
Promote a safe workplace by performing all tasks in a safe and thoughtful manner in compliance with all rules, procedures, instructions, devices, equipment and use of appropriate personal protective equipment. Maintain vigilance for any hazardous conditions or practices in the workplace and immediately report any unsafe condition or practice to your supervisor.
Perform other duties as directed
Skills and Competencies
Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and decision making skills
Able to establish and maintain professional working relationships
Demonstrates willingness to undertake duties as assigned
Strong negotiation skills
Prioritize and complete a variety of tasks in a timely manner
Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner
Knowledge of Group Medical, Dental, Life/AD& D, Short, Intermediate and Long Term Disability, EMRP, Executive LTD, Employee Assistance Plan, COBRA, 401K, Sick Pay Policies, and Flexible Spending Plans
Working knowledge of Human Resources, benefits, and administrative processes
Demonstrates an understanding of federal, state, and local laws pertaining to group benefit plans
Proficient in Microsoft Office and HCM
Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology, Sociology, or Related Field
5 + years' experience in Benefits
Bilingual is preferred
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Reliable Automatic Sprinkler., Inc. recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
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